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The Scoop - Thursday March 11, 2021

Thursday March 11, 2021

X&O Labs Enter The Lab 12:17:20

FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.

Miami Dolphins: The organization has formally announced that special teams coach Danny Crossman has added the assistant head coach title while Eric Studesville (RBs) and George Godsey (TEs) will work as co-offensive coordinators. New offensive staff additions consist of Charlie Frye (QBs), Josh Grizzard (WRs), Lemuel Jeanpierre (OL), Shawn Flaherty (assistant OL), and Mike Judge (assistant TEs) while defensive duties are Josh Boyer (DC), Gerald Alexander (DBs) Charles Burks (CBs), Anthony Campanile (LBs), Austin Clark (DL), Rob Leonard (OLBs), and Curt Kuntz (assistant DBs). Brendan Farrell will serve as assistant special teams coach and Jim Arthur will be an assistant strength and conditioning coach.

Central Missouri (D-II): The University of Central Missouri seeks a highly energized candidate for a Defensive Backs Graduate Assistant. Candidates will be responsible for coaching a position group, assisting with special teams, recruiting a geographical area, film breakdown/editing on HUDL, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator. The candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Compensation includes – Stipend, Tuition, and Meal plan. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (minimum 2.75 GPA) from an accredited institution, must qualify for and be accepted into a graduate program at the University of Central Missouri. Prior experience playing in the secondary is a must. Please email a resume and references to Defensive Coordinator B.J. Campbell at No phone calls please

Highest-Paid Position Coaches: Our series continues with the hardest position to pin down the exact value: special teams coordinators.

American international College (D-II - MA): American International College is looking to hire a defensive graduate assistant. Preferably defensive back experience. Duties will consist of film breakdown, recruiting, social media graphics, along with other duties assigned by head coach. Graduate Assistant includes – housing, 14 meals per week, $5,000 stipend ($2,500 per semester), 18 credits per semester(fall & spring, up to $610 per credit), and books. Please email cover letter and resume to Head Coach Kristofer Kulzer at

Changes in Power Five's top paid coordinators: Tracking the changes of the Power Five's highest paid coordinators from 2020 to 2021.

Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna University is seeking an assistant football coach - defensive backs / special teams coordinator. This is a full-time 12-month position with full benefits. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of 3-5 years of coaching and recruiting experience. All other duties will be assigned by the head coach. Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. Interested candidates must apply through the website via this link. Also, email Head Coach Tom Perkovich cover letter, resume, and reference list to No phone calls please.

Read of the day:Inside the rise of the VMI Keydets football turnaround

UNLV: James Brown has accepted a special teams quality control position at UNLV, per source. Brown previously served in a similar role at Eastern Kentucky this past season.

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LSU: Sources tell FootballScoop LSU is making a key hire from….Kansas.

Kansas: Athletic director Jeff Long is out at Kansas.


scoutSmart: “scoutSMART has made a significant difference in the way we recruit.” See why here.

Tennessee: Rocky Top Reset – A $50 million gambit to save Tennessee football, athletics

New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.

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NFL Updates: See a running ticker of the latest news and hires on the following NFL jobs that came open this off season.

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